The Best Pregnancy Books 2021
Having a baby is incredibly exciting and often quite overwhelming. Whether you’ve been pregnant before or this is your first time, it can be difficult to know where to turn for helpful information. That’s why finding the best pregnancy books 2021 is key for a stress-free pregnancy.
Pregnancy and childbirth books
Here are a few essential books for any expecting mom:
- What To Expect When You’re Expecting, by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel – This classic guide to all things pregnancy-related has been helping parents since the 1980s. This book is an essential resource for expecting mothers, covering all aspects of pregnancy, labor and delivery, as well as the postpartum period.
- The Pregnancy Book, by Dr. Sears – This book provides a natural approach to pregnancy and childbirth, offering medically sound advice that reflects the most recent research, while taking into account parenting styles and personal priorities.
- The Girlfriend’s Guide to Pregnancy, by Vicki Iovine – This book aims to provide new moms with an entertaining and irreverent guide to the 9 months of pregnancy. It’s a candid, humorous look at the ins and outs of this life changing experience.
Baby care handbooks
When the baby arrives, you’ll want to be prepared. Here are some of the best baby care books available:
- The Happiest Baby on the Block, by Harvey Karp – This book helps new parents learn the best practices for calming a baby and helping him or her sleep. It also provides strategies for dealing with crying, colic, sleep problems, and more.
- The Baby Book, by Dr. Sears – This comprehensive guide covers healthcare, nutrition, sleep, safety, discipline, and much more. It’s perfect for parents who are looking for an evidence-based approach to caring for their baby.
- Your Baby’s Best Shot, by Dr. Paul Offit – This book provides important information on vaccinations, including the safety and efficacy of the recommended vaccines, as well as the myths and misconceptions about them. This book is a must-read for any new parent.
Books for dads
Don’t forget the dads! Here are some excellent books written specifically to help new dads navigate this life-changing experience:
- The Expectant Father, by Armin Brott – This comprehensive book provides fathers-to-be with a wealth of information on their changing role during pregnancy, as well as positive tips and strategies for their role as a father.
- The New Father, by Armin Brott – This updated version of the classic book provides even more information on fatherhood and offers insight into the experiences and challenges of being a new father in the 21st century.
- Dads Must Talk, by Chris Porco – This book is a heartfelt reflection on the joys and challenges of becoming a father. It offers personal insights, anecdotes, and advice for new dads navigating the transition from pregnancy to fatherhood.
Having a baby is full of excitement and apprehension. Finding the best pregnancy and baby care books 2021 can help prepare you for a smooth and enjoyable journey. Whether you are a first-time mom or have been pregnant before, these books can provide valuable information and support, helping you to make informed decisions that are best for you and your baby.
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